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How the Frozen 2 Documentary Shows Us More Disney Drama Than We’re Used To

Nothing bad ever happens at Disney. Or, at least, that’s the message the family-friendly company leads people to believe. You very rarely see or read raw, behind-the-scenes coverage from the mega-corporation because everything there is so carefully packaged. And that’s precisely why the new Disney+ show, Into the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How the Frozen 2 Documentary Shows Us More Disney Drama Than We’re Used To

Nothing bad ever happens at Disney. Or, at least, that’s the message the family-friendly company leads people to believe. You very rarely see or read raw, behind-the-scenes coverage from the mega-corporation because everything there is so carefully packaged. And that’s precisely why the new Disney+ show, Into the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Bob Belcher’s Relationship With Food Is the Best Part of Bob’s Burgers

Bob Belcher, the meat-slinging patriarch at the heart of Bob’s Burgers, is a beleaguered small business owner who consistently only manages to keep his head above water by leaning on his family for emotional support. When Bob’s family proves ill-suited to give Bob what he needs, he usually turns to food, which makes…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Bob Belcher’s Relationship With Food Is the Best Part of Bob’s Burgers

Bob Belcher, the meat-slinging patriarch at the heart of Bob’s Burgers, is a beleaguered small business owner who consistently only manages to keep his head above water by leaning on his family for emotional support. When Bob’s family proves ill-suited to give Bob what he needs, he usually turns to food, which makes…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Val Kilmer’s 14 Greatest Genre Movie Roles

Val Kilmer has made all kinds of movies throughout his long career, and many of his most high-profile performances (think Top Gun, The Doors, Tombstone, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and his groovy debut in Top Secret!) can be found in drama and action films. But when the Juilliard-trained actor—who’s had some health problems…Read more… Continue […]

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Val Kilmer’s 14 Greatest Genre Movie Roles

Val Kilmer has made all kinds of movies throughout his long career, and many of his most high-profile performances (think Top Gun, The Doors, Tombstone, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and his groovy debut in Top Secret!) can be found in drama and action films. But when the Juilliard-trained actor—who’s had some health problems…Read more… Continue […]

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Porco Rosso Is Hayao Miyazaki’s Most Underrated Masterpiece

It’s pretty safe to say that if you’re an io9 reader, you’ve probably seen at least one Hayao Miyazaki movie (and likely more). Along with the legendary Studio Ghibli, the anime production company he co-founded, Miyazaki has made some of the greatest and most celebrated animated movies ever. But there’s one film of…Read more… Continue […]

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The Gathering Animations In Among Trees Are Very Good

Survival games are, by nature, pretty intense. Among Trees, which entered early access on the Epic Games Store last week, is a bit more zen, thanks in part to its gorgeous visuals and dense soundscapes. In my first few hours with the game I even found myself enamored with the elaborate animations, particularly when…Read more… […]

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The Gathering Animations In Among Trees Are Very Good

Survival games are, by nature, pretty intense. Among Trees, which entered early access on the Epic Games Store last week, is a bit more zen, thanks in part to its gorgeous visuals and dense soundscapes. In my first few hours with the game I even found myself enamored with the elaborate animations, particularly when…Read more… […]

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The Gathering Animations In Among Trees Are Very Good

Survival games are, by nature, pretty intense. Among Trees, which entered early access on the Epic Games Store last week, is a bit more zen, thanks in part to its gorgeous visuals and dense soundscapes. In my first few hours with the game I even found myself enamored with the elaborate animations, particularly when…Read more… […]

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Harley Quinn Just Gave Us the Most Fascinating Joker Ever

Over Harley Quinn’s past few episodes, Ms. Quinzel’s gotten a whole mess of things incredibly right (like figuring out she’s in love with Poison Ivy) as well as getting even more things wrong (like unleashing a wave of parademons onto Gotham, plunging the already destroyed city into even more chaos). But because …Read more… Continue […]

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Harley Quinn Just Gave Us the Most Fascinating Joker Ever

Over Harley Quinn’s past few episodes, Ms. Quinzel’s gotten a whole mess of things incredibly right (like figuring out she’s in love with Poison Ivy) as well as getting even more things wrong (like unleashing a wave of parademons onto Gotham, plunging the already destroyed city into even more chaos). But because …Read more… Continue […]

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How Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop Captures the Spirit and Style of the Original

Writer Javier Grillo-Marxuach wants to get one thing straight: Of course Ein is a corgi. A rumor went around last year that the Netflix show cast a husky as the data dog, which was later debunked. After all, when it comes to adapting Cowboy Bebop, there’s only one rule to follow.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Clow Cards, Ranked

The not-so-secret appeal to the practice of reading tarot cards is that people have always longed for ways of gleaning their futures in spiritual ways. The appeal of a franchise like CLAMP’s Cardcaptor Sakura is that it borrowed heavily from tarot traditions to tell a sprawling story about a young girl’s quest to…Read more… Continue […]

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The Clow Cards, Ranked

The not-so-secret appeal to the practice of reading tarot cards is that people have always longed for ways of gleaning their futures in spiritual ways. The appeal of a franchise like CLAMP’s Cardcaptor Sakura is that it borrowed heavily from tarot traditions to tell a sprawling story about a young girl’s quest to…Read more… Continue […]

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit: An Oral History

Robert Zemeckis’ animated/live-action hybrid noir murder mystery broke boundaries of filmmaking technology and technique, and 32 years later it’s every bit as fresh, warm, and funny as it ever was.